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Factors to consider for registration of care homes for people with learning disabilities

Factors to consider for registration of care homes for people with learning disabilities

Care England, the representative body for many independent providers of adult social care, has responded to CQC’s latest consultation on its next phase of regulation – Annexe B on LD services – warning that services should be registered on the prospective outcomes that they will achieve for people not simply on their size. Other factors […]

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC rate North London care home inadequate

CQC rate North London care home inadequate

St Mungo’s Broadway – 2 Hilldrop Road, has been rated Inadequate overall. It was rated Inadequate for being safe, effective and well-led. It was rated Requires Improvement for being caring and responsive, following the inspection in November 2016. St Mungo’s is a care home registered to accommodate up to 29 people with a history of […]

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CQC Chief Executive David Behan accepts knighthood in New Years Honours

CQC Chief Executive David Behan accepts knighthood in New Years Honours

New Years Honours list includes Chief Executive David Behan CBE. According to the New Year Honours list David Behan, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission, is transforming the CQC from a troubled organisation into an effective and trusted regulator. He has led the development of a more in-depth and specialised model of inspection and […]

December 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Norfolk nursing home rated as ‘good’ by CQC

Norfolk nursing home rated as ‘good’ by CQC

A residential nursing home based in Caister-on-sea in Norfolk has been rated as ‘good’ for the quality of service it provides by the industry’s regulator.  Claremont House and Lodge on Yarmouth Road in Caister, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group, has recently been inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has received […]

December 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

The National Quality Board (NQB) has today published a new framework that will promote improved quality criteria across all national health organisations for the first time. The new publication provides a nationally agreed definition of quality and guide for clinical and managerial leaders wanting to improve quality.  The approach has been agreed by the national bodies that form the NQB […]

December 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
CQC launches consultation on its next phase of regulation

CQC launches consultation on its next phase of regulation

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is inviting people to give their views on its plans to deliver a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation across health and adult social care in England. Having carried out a comprehensive inspection of every NHS trust in England at least once, CQC has a more detailed understanding […]

December 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Outstanding care serving people in Market Harborough

Outstanding care serving people in Market Harborough

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Mill Farm in Market Harborough to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in June. Home Care Harborough Limited runs the home care agency which provides support and personal care to people with physical disabilities, dementia, mental health problems and learning disabilities […]

December 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money

The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money

The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money and is capable of assessing new models of care, NHS Confederation has argued. In a written submission to the Health Select Committee’s inquiry into the future of the regulator, the Confed said that its members broadly supported the CQC’s new 2016-21 strategy. Its […]

December 14, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
CQC confirms Chair of Healthwatch England and non-executive Board member

CQC confirms Chair of Healthwatch England and non-executive Board member

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced that Jane Mordue has been appointed as the Chair of Healthwatch England (the independent ‘consumer champion’ in health and care) and as a non-executive Board member. Jane has held both of these positions on an interim basis since December 2015, following the departure of Anna Bradley. Jane has […]

November 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

A West London domiciliary care service has been rated as overall Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited, based in Chiswick, was rated Outstanding for being caring and well-led. It was rated Good for being safe, effective and responsive, after the inspection in September. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited provides a range of […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Faster improvements needed in how people are cared for when detained under Mental Health Act, warns CQC

Faster improvements needed in how people are cared for when detained under Mental Health Act, warns CQC

Faster improvements needed in how people are cared for when detained under the Mental Health Act, warns CQC   The quality regulator has found that there is a lot of good practice in how psychiatric inpatient units are caring for people when detained under the Mental Health Act but that there is still much to […]

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Cheshire home care service gets outstanding result!

Cheshire home care service gets outstanding result!

Specialist care village, Belong Crewe, has become the only provider of home care services in Cheshire and one of only a handful in the UK to be rated as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for its Belong at Home domiciliary care service.   CQC found that Belong at Home Crewe was ‘exceptionally caring’ […]

October 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Care Quality Commission consultation on fees asks for care operator views

Care Quality Commission consultation on fees asks for care operator views

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is publishing its consultation on the fees that it proposes to charge providers in 2017/18. The proposals follow the plans CQC set out last year to continue to meet the Treasury’s requirement to recover its ‘chargeable costs’ in full from providers. These plans signalled that most sectors would have to […]

October 24, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
CQC rate Warwickshire care home Outstanding

CQC rate Warwickshire care home Outstanding

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Newlands care home to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in July. Newlands, in Whites Row, Kenilworth, provides accommodation and care for up to 26 people with physical disabilities. There were 22 people living there when CQC visited. Inspectors found staff […]

October 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Unannounced CQC inspection gives outstanding result for Leeds hospice

Unannounced CQC inspection gives outstanding result for Leeds hospice

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds to be Outstanding overall, following an unannounced inspection carried out in July. The St Gemma’s Hospice, in Moortown, provides expert palliative and end of life care for people with life limiting illnesses and support for their families and […]

October 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Outstanding report for specialist care provider in Shrewsbury

Outstanding report for specialist care provider in Shrewsbury

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Welwyn in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in May. Welwyn, which is run by Condover College Limited, provides accommodation and personal care and support for six people with learning difficulties. In addition people are supported with complex […]

October 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
CQC inspectors publish reports on 103 adult social care services in the Central region

CQC inspectors publish reports on 103 adult social care services in the Central region

CQC inspectors publish reports on 103 adult social care services in the Central region In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 103 reports the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the Central region. Following recent inspections, 72 of these care homes and homecare agencies have been […]

September 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
North East care group celebrates UK first!

North East care group celebrates UK first!

This week a North East family run group is celebrating following the announcement that they have achieved four outstanding Care Quality Commission (CQC) gradings, the first care providers in the UK to achieve this.   The national average for outstanding CQC inspections is one in 200 care homes and Helen McArdle Care has four out […]

August 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
CQC inspectors publish reports on 89 adult social care services in the North of England

CQC inspectors publish reports on 89 adult social care services in the North of England

CQC inspectors publish reports on 89 adult social care services in the North of England In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 89 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the North that have been inspected under its new approach. Following recent inspections none […]

August 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Felixstowe residential nursing home praised by industry inspector

Felixstowe residential nursing home praised by industry inspector

A Felixstowe nursing care home has been rated as ‘good’ for the quality of service it provides to older people.  Mill Lane Nursing Home on Garrison Lane, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group, has recently been inspected by the Care Quality Commission and has received this positive grading  The CQC is the independent […]

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